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Roosevelt Boulevard

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Meet the Man Who Brought the Boulevard Subway Back From the Dead

Back in 2015, after the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission took the Roosevelt Boulevard Subway off its list of should-do transportation projects, I wrote that, […]

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BLM Protesters Call for Delco School Board Official’s Removal After Her Behavior at Protest

A roundup of Philly news. This article may be updated at any time as new information becomes available. Black Lives Matter Protesters Call for Removal […]

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It’s Official: Speed Cameras Will Be Installed in Philly this Year

If you’re not a big fan of the red-light cameras that have been snapping photos of offending vehicles in Philly since 2005, you’re probably not […]

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Get Ready for Speed Cameras, Philadelphia

If you drive a car in Philadelphia, you’ve probably encountered red-light cameras, which raked in more than $10 million in fines last year alone. Well, […]

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SEPTA Launches New Express Bus Service This Weekend

How does having to sit through 80-odd stops on a SEPTA bus before finally reaching your destination sound? Pretty damn awful, right? Well, for some […]

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SEPTA OKs Roosevelt Boulevard Express Bus Route

SEPTA has approved a long-awaited express bus route along Roosevelt Boulevard. The Boulevard Direct Bus line will parallel the existing Route 14, which covers a […]

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SEPTA Reveals New Bus Route Plans For University City, Roosevelt Blvd.

SEPTA has revealed plans for two much-anticipated bus routes affecting University City and Roosevelt Boulevard. 

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Hate Roosevelt Boulevard? Here’s Your Chance to Change It for the Better

Are you one of the many Roosevelt Boulevard users who are ready to “route for change” for the Northeast’s most reviled thoroughfare? (I no longer […]

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Coming Soon: Two New SEPTA Bus Routes?

SEPTA’s Annual Service Plan for Fiscal Year 2017 includes two new bus routes that won’t be launched in the coming fiscal year. That’s because the agency […]

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Nabisco Factory to Be Sold, Tower to Be Demolished

The interchange of Roosevelt Boulevard and Woodhaven Road in the Far Northeast isn’t much of an intersection. But it’s actually pretty interesting: At one corner […]

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The Five Biggest Philadelphia Transportation Stories of 2015

If anything, 2015 was the Year of the Bike on the transportation front locally, with major new facilities opening up the promise of faster, easier bike […]


Another Serious Hit and Run Took Place in Philly This Morning

A man was found injured after a hit and run accident on Roosevelt Boulevard this morning. Police say the man was transported in critical condition […]

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The Roosevelt Boulevard Subway Is Dead … Unless It Isn’t

If you haven’t been paying attention to tunnel-digging news out of the Pacific Northwest — and, I get it, you probably haven’t — you should know that out […]


Women With Mace, Bats Attack School Bus in Bizarre Northeast Philly Road Rage Incident

[UPDATE] NBC10 reports that police have questioned two women they’re calling persons of interest in Thursday’s bizarre attack. The women showed up to claim the vehicle […]

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Roosevelt Boulevard Crashes Have Increased Since Red Light Cameras

It has been a decade since the Philadelphia Parking Authority first installed red light cameras on the treacherous Roosevelt Boulevard, and now our state legislators […]